At a Halloween festival with some 30,000 partygoers, Father Peixoto re-mixed electronic dance beats with words from Pope Francis’ encyclical about protecting the environment. “The people are dancing with sentences from ‘Laudato Si’.’”
”It’s natural that the church is moving toward synodality,” Cardinal Garcias said in an exlcusive interview with Gerard O’Connell. “But when you say ‘the future,’ it means everything depends on synodality. I don’t think it does.”
This week on Jesuitical, Zac and Ashley are joined by Elizabeth Boyle, an international relations officer in the Community of Sant’Egidio, a lay social movement focused on three P’s: “prayer, peace and the poor.”
Friends and colleagues remembered Richard Gaillardetz, who died on Tuesday, as a perceptive theologian, mining in his talks, articles and books the ecclesiology of Vatican II and Pope Francis’ vision for the church. They also noted the powerful witness of his reflections on his final months of life.